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EEE 508 - Power Plant Operations

 

Course Description

The Power Plant Training program will prepare you for an entry-level career as a power plant operator. These plants use hydrocarbon-based fuels (oil, gas, or coal) to produce electricity, and the plants are operated by power plant operators. Power plant operators are highly paid and enjoy a stable work environment. There’s an ongoing need for entry-level personnel

Course Objectives

  • Operate a power plant with safety as the prime consideration
  • Monitor instrumentation and the operation of equipment
  • Make adjustments to keep system process variables, such as flows, temperatures and pressures, within acceptable ranges
  • Detect potential and actual problems and take corrective action to prevent the interruption of system operations
  • Analyze operational trends and take corrective actions
  • Use standard operating procedures to start and stop production equipment
  • Maintain communication with other operators, maintenance, and management

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